Today Japanese artist Joji shares his latest video for "Window" off his acclaimed In Tongues EP that dropped late last year. Directed by BRTHRS (The Weeknd, Travis Scott, Charli XCX), the video depicts a duel between two female foes that almost feels anime-like in the way that it is shot. Along with the video, Joji is excited to announce the deluxe version of his In Tongues EP which is being released Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14 via label/creative collective 88rising.
Watch "Window" Here
While the original In Tongues EP reached #8 on the overall iTunes charts and #1 on the iTunes R&B charts with single "Will He" reaching #1 on Global & US Spoity Viral 50 charts, the new Deluxe version of In Tongues adds 2 additional original tracks ("Plastic Taste" and "I Don’t Wanna Waste My Time") that were previously Soundcloud/YouTube-only and 8 new remixes from some of electronic music’s finest producers of the moment. More details to follow.
Watch The Video for “Will He”
Watch Video for “Demons”
Osaka, Japan-born singer and producer Joji is the multi-talented visionary, capturing a following from every corner of the internet. The Osaka, Japan-born musician defies convention - his songs are characterized by down tempo, melancholic themes and soulful vocals, layered over lush grimy textures, blending elements of trap, folk, electronic, and R&B. Named a Best New Artist of 2017 by Pigeons & Planes, Joji is one of the most interesting and promising artists living in the digital age.
A master of multiple mediums, Joji commands a massive and almost fanatical fan base, with over 600 million views on YouTube alone.
His loyal following has carried over into Joji’s music career. Although yet to release anything commercially, Joji's few tracks have millions of plays across Soundcloud and YouTube. His only two 2017 songs thus far - "I Don’t Wanna Waste My Time" and "Rain On Me" - have already been lauded for their “beautiful, captivating, understated quality” (Pigeons & Planes) and “lush emotion and thoughtful execution” (Earmilk).
In Tongues is the first full project from Joji and it is supported with beautiful and moving visuals for “Will He” - directed by Matthew Dillon Cohen (Goldlink) - and "Window" - directed by critically acclaimed duo BRTHR (Travis Scott, The Weeknd). Joji's live experience will see the stage in early 2018.
Joji is signed to 88rising - the team behind Internet-breaking sensations Rich Chigga, Keith Ape, and Higher Brothers. 88rising is the pioneering media platform representing the most forward-thinking artists and creators from Asia. Bridging East and West, 88rising is known for its "slew of massive viral video hits and collaborations with established American artists" (CNN). Led by an award-winning team of creative visionaries all over the world, 88rising is "clearly filling a void," (Forbes) by celebrating the unique cultural landscapes of Asia and beyond.
Joji Assets are available HERE.
Joji will also embark on a 3-date run of shows in NYC, LA and SF next month alongside the 88rising crew. Full details below. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.
2/7 - San Francisco - The Warfield
2/10 - Los Angeles - Shrine Auditorium
2/20 - New York - Terminal 5
*LA and NYC only